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Jessica Holland was given a second chance by a judge. (WSMV) Jessica Holland was given a second chance by a judge. (WSMV)

Teacher keeps job after stealing pills from student Video included

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An elementary school teacher in Rutherford County was caught on camera stealing prescription pills from one of her students, but she was never fired.

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MTSU students protest Trump inauguration

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Middle Tennessee State University students gathered on Thursday to protest President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration.

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Rutherford Co. Sheriff's Office names new chief deputy for administration

Chief Deputy for Administration Preble Acton (Source: Rutherford County Sheriff's Office) Chief Deputy for Administration Preble Acton (Source: Rutherford County Sheriff's Office)
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Preble Acton has been named the new chief deputy for administration for the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office.

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Student found with gun at Murfreesboro high school

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Officials recovered a gun from a student on Wednesday morning at Riverdale High School, the school system reported.

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Non-profit raising funds to buy house, farm to help human trafficking victims Video included

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January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. With that in mind, one Murfreesboro non-profit is calling for help in buying a house and farm. They're hoping that place can lead to better lives for survivors of sex trafficking and others in need.

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Mike Fitzhugh named Rutherford County interim sheriff Video included

Mike Fitzhugh is a former captain at the sheriff’s office who retired in 2013. (WSMV) Mike Fitzhugh is a former captain at the sheriff’s office who retired in 2013. (WSMV)
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Rutherford County commissioners have selected Mike Fitzhugh as the county's new interim sheriff.

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MTSU theater department legend dies at 97

Dorethe "Dot" Pigg Tucker passed away on Sunday. Dorethe "Dot" Pigg Tucker passed away on Sunday.
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Former Middle Tennessee State University professor emerita Dorethe "Dot" Pigg Tucker died on Sunday at the age of 87.

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Rutherford County commissioners choosing interim sheriff Video included

Rutherford County commissioners started interviewing candidates on Tuesday. (WSMV) Rutherford County commissioners started interviewing candidates on Tuesday. (WSMV)
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Rutherford County commissioners are choosing who will fill in as sheriff until the next election.

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Comptroller: Rutherford sheriff broke state laws with JailCigs business

Robert Arnold (WSMV file photo) Robert Arnold (WSMV file photo)
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A newly-released investigative report by the Tennessee Comptroller’s Office details problems discovered in the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Department.

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Judge: Rutherford sheriff Arnold suspended without pay Video included

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A Nashville judge ruled on Monday that Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold would be suspended without pay.

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Sheriff’s status is topic of committee meeting Video included

The Rutherford County Safety Committee met on Monday night. (9/26/16) The Rutherford County Safety Committee met on Monday night. (9/26/16)
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Sheriff Robert Arnold continued to be a hot topic at Monday night’s Rutherford County Commission Safety Committee meeting.

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GPS records show deputies responded to Arnold’s home, no official report filed Video included

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Channel 4 News has obtained new records that show exactly how long two Rutherford County deputies spent at the home of Sheriff Robert Arnold, even though no officials reports were filed.

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More commissioners to call for indicted sheriff to resign

Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold (Source: WSMV) Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold (Source: WSMV)
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A news conference is scheduled for 5 p.m. Thursday at the county courthouse. Eight to 10 commissioners are expected to attend, including commissioners who have not previously spoken out.

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Rutherford County mayor, residents react to Sheriff Arnold's charges

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News of Sheriff Robert Arnold's indictments was the talk of some residents in downtown Murfreesboro Friday.

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Rutherford sheriff, 2 others indicted on federal charges Video included

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Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold and his former administrative chief deputy surrendered to federal authorities on Friday morning.

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Community members discuss plan for Middle Point Landfill

The site is expanding so fast that officials say it is running out of room. The site is expanding so fast that officials say it is running out of room.
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It's a giant earthen mound that continues to grow with each truckload of debris and garbage brought there. The site is expanding so fast that officials say it is running out of room. More>>

Walter Hill residents say landfill is trashing their property values

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People in the Walter Hill community call it "Mount Trashmore" or "Trash Mountain." They say the smell, sight and pollution of the landfill is making their properties worthless.

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Citizens skeptical about plan to stop landfill smell

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A Rutherford County landfill nicknamed “Mount Trashmore” was the center of a heated meeting Thursday night.

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Judge orders prisoners released from Rutherford jail

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Several prisoners at the Rutherford County Jail got an early Christmas present on Friday.

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Probation company accused of extortion scheme

Updated: Oct 19, 2015 06:51 PM

A lawsuit accuses a Rutherford County company of extorting people on probation in a profitable debt collection scheme.

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Family of victim searching for answers in I-24 murder

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A Middle Tennessee family is desperate for answers after a mysterious murder earlier this month. Investigators are still trying to figure out why Jackie Warpoole Jr. was shot and killed along a busy stretch of westbound Interstate 24. More>>

Families want charges in fatal crash before Bonnaroo

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Family and friends of a southeast Indiana couple who was killed in a fiery crash in Tennessee earlier this year want the driver who hit them charged criminally. More>>

La Vergne water supply running low after recent cold snap

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The city of La Vergne is urging people to watch their water use as the city recovers from this week's bitterly cold temperatures. More>>

Arrest made in connection to Smyrna shooting

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Police say 20-year-old Pierre Burns was shot in the parking lot of the Deerfield Inn on Courier Place. Burns was taken to the hospital and has since been treated and released. More>>

Lawyer who stole from dementia patient sentenced

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Former attorney John E. Clemmons is sentenced to 8 years for stealing from a dementia patient who was his ward. More>>

Missing person case in Manchester gone cold

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Things have taken a frustrating turn in the case of a missing man in Coffee County. More>>

Murfreesboro facility expanding, adding 94 jobs

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State officials say that automotive seat manufacturer NHK Seating of America Inc. plans to expand its facility in Murfreesboro, adding 94 jobs in the process. More>>

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